Ostracon, fragment of the body of a red pottery vessel, the fabric is relatively coarse and black in section, both interior and exterior are covered with a light-brown slip, four lines of Coptic text written in black ink on the exterior, containing a receipt.
- Found/Acquired: Wadi Sarga
- (Africa,Egypt,Middle Egypt,Asyut,Wadi Sarga)
- Height: 54 millimetres (max)
- Width: 79 millimetres (max)
Inscription TransliterationFour lines of Coptic text written in black ink.
Inscription TranslationTranslation by J. Cromwell [unpublished]: "Thoth 11. Touho. 52 large measures. Enoch, camel-driver."
Excavated 1913-1914 by Reginald Campbell Thompson on behalf of the Byzantine Research Fund.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- O.Sarga 307 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
- SB XVIII 13494 (text edition abbreviation according to Oates et al 2001)
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Object reference number: YCA59261
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